Yesterday, 05:30
East Coast College

An employer-led skills centre designed to train the next generation of offshore energy sector workers in East Anglia opens its doors today.

More than 130 jobs are at risk after a Norfolk retailer became the latest to announce plans to close stores due to a slump in sales.

United Kingdom

Budget retailer Poundworld is reportedly on the brink of announcing its intention to appoint administrators – a move which could put 5,300 jobs in jeopardy.


An East Anglian entrepreneur is speaking out to warn others after the joy of securing £500,000 investment for his business turned to betrayal as he fell victim to an elaborate fraud.

United Kingdom

An organisation working to promote Lowestoft has been given the green light to continue delivering its services for another five years.

Lowestoft Vision

The Australian owner of Homebase has put an end to its “disastrous” foray into British retail by selling the DIY chain for just £1.

United Kingdom

Jamie Brown, head of knowledge and development at Archant, introduces Local Impact.

It is said that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of our oceans.


A radio communications business has won a major contract with an offshore wind farm off the East coast.


Offshore wind could help to regenerate the East of England’s deprived coastal communities with jobs and investment if proposals for a government sector deal get the green light.

Speakers at the region’s largest ever energy industry conference have struck a positive tone about the future of not just renewable energy but gas production in the Southern North Sea (SNS).

East of England Energy Group

The company bidding to take over a historic East Anglian department store says its name will live on if the deal goes through.


The region’s energy businesses will gather today with the “perfect opportunity” to make the most of the East’s nuclear, offshore wind and gas projects, an industry leader has said.

Simon Gray

An iconic family-owned department store in Great Yarmouth is in advanced talks for a takeover.

An East Anglian brewer is hoping to score a winner after teaming up with world breweries to create a beer to celebrate the FIFA World Cup.


Oil prices surged to their highest level since 2014 as US President Donald Trump’s plans to scrap the Iran deal raised the possibility of locking one of the biggest crude producers out of the market.

United States

A logistics firm with more than 50 years experience in the oil and gas sector has expanded into the region as it aims to serve the renewables market.

United Kingdom

Up to 1,000 jobs are under threat after a high-street fashion brand with concessions across Norfolk and Suffolk called in administrators.


It started out as a hobby just over 10 years ago, and now Darren Breeze has used his woodturning talents to open his own shop in Lowestoft.


Lowestoft’s growing expertise in the offshore renewables industry has been further underlined after a multi-million pound contract on the world’s largest offshore wind farm was awarded to a company in the town.

South Norfolk has ranked top in the county for dynamism amongst its businesses – but most of Norfolk comes in below the national average, according to a new study.

United Kingdom

The proceeds from a charity dinner dance at Witham Paint have taken the company’s running fundraising total for good causes beyond the £75,000 mark.

East Anglia will help lead a multi-million pound project to boost enterprise training and job opportunities for thousands of social housing residents on both sides of the Channel.

University of East Anglia

Masterclasses examining the latest changes to employment legislation will be held in Norwich and Lowestoft this month.


Companies in the East of England’s energy supply chain can come face-to-face with major oil and gas operators at a Meet the Buyer event focused on the Southern North Sea (SNS).

Simon Gray

Lowestoft-based renewable energy vessel specialist Turner Iceni has won a contract worth more than £4m to provide support for the construction of the East Anglia One offshore windfarm.

United Kingdom

An organisation working to boost its town’s prosperity is looking to secure another five years to continue delivering its services.

A group of ambitious community figures have completed the acquisition of their town’s former hospital, becoming the first body of its kind to do so in England and Wales.

A call has gone out for businesses “rooted in Norfolk” to get involved with two multi-billion energy projects which will last for the next 25 years.

A system to protect offshore structures, cables and pipelines from scour will now be available in the US after an East Anglian company secured a patent.

East of England Energy Group

Most Read

Wed, 09:48

Family and friends of a Lowestoft gym owner have paid tribute to an “incredible young man” who had a passion for lifting.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:15

An Audi A4 was set alight in an arson attack late last night.

Read more
Suffolk Police

As World Cup fever intensifies, patriotic football fans are continuing to flag up their support for England in an unusual way.

Read more
Norfolk County Council
Yesterday, 17:08

A 44-year-old man has been charged with a public order offence after an incident at a building society in Halesworth.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:17

A Lowestoft nursery is celebrating after being rated as Good during its latest Ofsted inspection.

Read more

Later in Life


Click here to view
the Later in Life


Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 11°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today


Newsletter Sign Up

Lowestoft Journal weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy